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Sofrito White Plains

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Has anyone tried this restaurant? The website and menu look interesting-- a little out of the ordinary.

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  1. We had dinner there a few weeks ago and enjoyed it very much. We started with a (half priced) cocktail at the bar (happy hour is 4-7pm), and enjoyed a good mojito and delicious sangria (made with the addition of rum) served by a very friendly bartender. For dinner we shared a huge appetizer portion of tostones with assorted toppings. We then had the pernil, which was delicious but HUGE, more than enough for two people; and the ropa vieja. We will definitely be back.

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    1. re: Marge

      Thanks, Marge, we'll have to give it a try!

      1. re: debmom

        I have dined there several times and each time the service, food and libations were were exceptional. Great atmosphere...beware there is live music after 10pm on Friday/Sat nights..the crowd also changes from diners....to lounge lizards....

    2. Any recent reports on Sofrito? Thinking of going with a group of 6 in a few weeks.


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      1. re: valerie

        I was there about a year ago. It was quite loud the night I was there due to live music. Not necessarily a bad thing, but it was unexpected. Food is solid, nothing to write home about. The Latin sushi is an interesting concept and they execute on it reasonably well. I wish I could remember what entrees we ordered to be more helpful, but my memory tells me it was a solid, not great, meal.

        1. re: drew22

          Thanks. We are going to try it on a Friday night. It just works for a variety of reasons. Will report back.

          1. re: valerie

            If you're wanting to chat with your companions, I'd suggest trying to be seated in the back room. The main room is very noisy even at a mostly empty lunchtime. The food is good, though, especially if you appreciate Puerto Rican cooking. (I'm particularly fond of the ropa vieja.)